Category Archives: Confectionery

DUTCH CREAM TRUFFLES
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Sugar & Spice and Everything Nice!

We are fortunate to live in an age where sugar has become such a commonplace household ingredient. For something so sweet and pleasure giving, its history is wrapped up in every human facet of ingenuity, entrepreneurship and oppression. It has

DUTCH CREAM TRUFFLES
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Sugar & Spice and Everything Nice!

We are fortunate to live in an age where sugar has become such a commonplace household ingredient. For something so sweet and pleasure giving, its history is wrapped up in every human facet of ingenuity, entrepreneurship and oppression. It has

Fairy Cake 06

and ends with a party…

“This is what I want Mummy”, she declared one morning. A green paper with her wonky writing was shoved in my face. On it, was the criteria required for birthday party cake. It had to have flowers, birds, trees and

Fairy Cake 06

and ends with a party…

“This is what I want Mummy”, she declared one morning. A green paper with her wonky writing was shoved in my face. On it, was the criteria required for birthday party cake. It had to have flowers, birds, trees and

CHOCOLATE & PISTACHIO ICE CREAM
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Ice Cream Bar Lollies

Kitchenware shops seem to have a commanding pull on my person and my purse. I don’t really protest too much when my feet unconsciously direct me through their doors but The Scotsman would. At least, he would if he know

CHOCOLATE & PISTACHIO ICE CREAM
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Ice Cream Bar Lollies

Kitchenware shops seem to have a commanding pull on my person and my purse. I don’t really protest too much when my feet unconsciously direct me through their doors but The Scotsman would. At least, he would if he know

RICH TOFFEE CAKE
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365 Days

Commitment to a project for the long haul wasn’t a skill dished out while I was in the queue. My past seems to be peppered with half finished cross stitch patterns, incomplete piano exams and general abandonment midway; my parents

RICH TOFFEE CAKE
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365 Days

Commitment to a project for the long haul wasn’t a skill dished out while I was in the queue. My past seems to be peppered with half finished cross stitch patterns, incomplete piano exams and general abandonment midway; my parents

SESAME SEED & JAGGERY BRITTLE
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Jaggery for Joy

The things you discover when you reorganise you pantry; in my case, Jaggery. Big, huge, nuggets of dark brown, unrefined, cane sugar. I don’t recall when I bought it or what I intended to use it for, but with a

SESAME SEED & JAGGERY BRITTLE
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Jaggery for Joy

The things you discover when you reorganise you pantry; in my case, Jaggery. Big, huge, nuggets of dark brown, unrefined, cane sugar. I don’t recall when I bought it or what I intended to use it for, but with a

BLACKBERRY & GINGER PASTILLES
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Sisters & Sweeties

I am perfectly aware that my last post announced my need to consume anything other than sugar. Do not trouble yourself with pointing it out for me. Like any relationship that comes to some sort of end, there is always

BLACKBERRY & GINGER PASTILLES
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Sisters & Sweeties

I am perfectly aware that my last post announced my need to consume anything other than sugar. Do not trouble yourself with pointing it out for me. Like any relationship that comes to some sort of end, there is always

Chocolate PnB Cups

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Tradition and I have had an off and on relationship. There were grudging compromises, but more often I parted victoriously from its company. Going against the grain meant that I got to do things my way for a bit. I

Chocolate PnB Cups

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Tradition and I have had an off and on relationship. There were grudging compromises, but more often I parted victoriously from its company. Going against the grain meant that I got to do things my way for a bit. I

SEA SALTED CARAMELS
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Sea Salted Caramels

You could say that when it comes to candy, my childhood was deprived . Sure, I had halwas, ladoos (sweet lentil balls), gulab jamuns (fried sweet milk balls, soaked in a thick, rose water flavoured sugar syrup) and the like

SEA SALTED CARAMELS
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Sea Salted Caramels

You could say that when it comes to candy, my childhood was deprived . Sure, I had halwas, ladoos (sweet lentil balls), gulab jamuns (fried sweet milk balls, soaked in a thick, rose water flavoured sugar syrup) and the like

BOOZY CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES
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Here I go a-truffle-ing……

There are people in this world, born with a natural instinct, for choosing the perfect gift. You know….those folk who know exactly what to buy, where to buy it and how to gift it. One that makes the receiver do the ‘happy

BOOZY CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES
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Here I go a-truffle-ing……

There are people in this world, born with a natural instinct, for choosing the perfect gift. You know….those folk who know exactly what to buy, where to buy it and how to gift it. One that makes the receiver do the ‘happy